Christmas season kicks off Sunday with tree-lighting in FL

Christmas season will begin in Forest Lake with a tree-lighting event at Lakeside Memorial Park on Sunday. The fifth-annual Light up our City program, put on by the city and the Forest Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, starts at 3:30 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive on a fire engine at 4 p.m. and the big Christmas tree will be lit at 5 p.m. sharp.  Enjoy hot chocolate, cookies and a train ride around the park.